Alan Preston (New Zealander, b.1941), Artist 1994 © All rights reserved See full details
Featured in Open Heart 1994, The Second Jewellery Biennale, and also Made in Aotearoa 2007 – Alan Preston survey exhibition at The Dowse. A piece similar to a black lipped oyster shell chain, that featured in Chains Change 1991 exhibition, at Fingers. Preston takes a common traditional jewellery form and remakes a spectacular oversized paua chain. Alan Preston is one of the founding members of Fingers jewellery gallery and cooperative beginning in Auckland in 1974.
40 x 70 x 500mm (h x w x l)
Collection of The Dowse Art Museum, purchased 1994